Single-dose Study to Assess Efficacy of Canakinumab (ACZ885) in Patients With Active Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA) (β-SPECIFIC 1)

This study has been terminated.
(recommendation by Data Monitoring Committee)
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group
Southwest Pediatric Nephrology Study Group
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00886769
First received: April 22, 2009
Last updated: March 13, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
Results First Received: November 21, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Interventions: Drug: Canakinumab
Drug: Placebo

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Canakinumab Patients received a single dose of subcutaneous(sc) injection of canakinumab (4 mg/kg) on Day 1. Maximal total single dose of canakinumab allowed was 300 mg. Any patient who required a dose greater than 150 mg (patients>37.5 kg) received two sc injections.
Placebo Patients received a single dose matching placebo of canakinumab on day 1.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Canakinumab     Placebo  
STARTED     43     41  
COMPLETED     37     4  
NOT COMPLETED     6     37  
Unsatisfactory therapeutic effect                 6                 37  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
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Canakinumab Patients received a single dose of subcutaneous(sc) injection of canakinumab (4 mg/kg) on Day 1. Maximal total single dose of canakinumab allowed was 300 mg. Any patient who required a dose greater than 150 mg (patients>37.5 kg) received two sc injections.
Placebo Patients received a single dose matching placebo of canakinumab on day 1.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Canakinumab     Placebo     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  43     41     84  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  8.3  ± 5.08     9.7  ± 4.32     9.0  ± 4.75  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     27     23     50  
Male     16     18     34  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Percentage of Patients Who Meet the Adapted American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Pediatric 30 Criteria   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Day 15, Day 29 ]

2.  Secondary:   Percentage of Patients Achieving the Adapted ACR Pediatric 50 Criteria   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Day 15, Day 29 ]

3.  Secondary:   Percentage of Patients Achieving the Adapted ACR Pediatric 70   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Day 15, Day 29 ]

4.  Secondary:   Percentage of Patients Achieving the Adapted ACR Pediatric 90   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Day 15, Day 29 ]

5.  Secondary:   Percentage of Patients Achieving the Adapted ACR Pediatric 100   [ Time Frame: baseline, Day 15, Day 29 ]

6.  Secondary:   Change in Patient's Pain Intensity as Assessed on a 100-mm Visual Analog Scale (VAS)as Part of the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire(CHAQ)   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Day 15 ]

7.  Secondary:   Change in Patient's Pain Intensity as Assessed on a 100-mm Visual Analog Scale (VAS) as Part of CHAQ   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Day 29 ]

8.  Secondary:   Percentage of Patients Who Had Body Temperature ≤ 38°C   [ Time Frame: Day 3 ]

9.  Secondary:   Change in Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL)Over Time by Use of the Child Health Questionnaire – Parent Form (CHQ-PF50)   [ Time Frame: Over 4 week study period (Baseline, Day 15, Day 29) ]

10.  Secondary:   Change in Disability Score Over Time by Use of the CHAQ   [ Time Frame: At 4 week study period ]


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Threshold above which other adverse events are reported   4%  

Reporting Groups
  Description
Canakinumab Patients received a single dose of subcutaneous(sc) injection of canakinumab (4 mg/kg) on Day 1. Maximal total single dose of canakinumab allowed was 300 mg. Any patient who required a dose greater than 150 mg (patients>37.5 kg) received two sc injections.
Placebo Patients received a single dose matching placebo of canakinumab on day 1.

Other Adverse Events
    Canakinumab     Placebo  
Total, other (not including serious) adverse events      
# participants affected / at risk     17/43     3/41  
Gastrointestinal disorders      
Diarrhoea † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     3/43 (6.98%)     1/41 (2.44%)  
Abdominal pain † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     2/43 (4.65%)     0/41 (0.00%)  
General disorders      
Pyrexia † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     2/43 (4.65%)     0/41 (0.00%)  
Infections and infestations      
Nasopharyngitis † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     3/43 (6.98%)     1/41 (2.44%)  
Upper respiratory tract infection † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     3/43 (6.98%)     0/41 (0.00%)  
Bronchitis † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     2/43 (4.65%)     0/41 (0.00%)  
Nervous system disorders      
Headache † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     2/43 (4.65%)     1/41 (2.44%)  
Events were collected by systematic assessment
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